2020 Mu Phi Epsilon

International Competition

Repertoire Requirements

PIANO 
*All selections must be performed by memory with the exception of the contemporary American work (category E). Repertoire choices should represent a variety of musical periods and nationalities from the major repertoire for piano, and equate to approximately 60 minutes of music. 
A) An etude 
B) A concerto 
C) A sonata 
D) A major work 
E) A contemporary American work composed within the last 20 years. Publisher and date of publication must be provided. (Please provide one photocopy of the score for the preliminary round.) 

VOICE 
*All selections must be performed by memory with the exception of the aria from a sacred or secular oratorio or cantata (category C), and contemporary American work (category F). Repertoire choices should represent a variety of musical periods and nationalities from the major repertoire for voice, and equate to approximately 60 minutes of music. 
A) Two contrasting arias selected from standard operatic repertoire sung in original key and original language 
B) Eight song selections sung in the original language, selections in at least 4 different languages. Your selections must cover at least 4 musical periods (i.e.:  Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Impressionistic, and 20th century). 
C) An aria from a sacred or secular oratorio or cantata, sung in the original key 
D) A major song cycle from the 19th, 20th or 21st century sung in the original language 
E) A major solo work originally composed for voice and orchestra 
F) A contemporary American work composed within the last 20 years. Publisher and date of publication must be provided. (Provide one photocopy of the score for the preliminary round.)



WOODWINDS (Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Saxophone) 
*All selections must be performed by memory with the exception of the accompanied sonata (category C) and the contemporary American work (category E). Repertoire choices should represent a variety of musical periods and nationalities from the major repertoire for your instrument, and equate to approximately 60 minutes of music. 
A) An unaccompanied work 
B) A concerto 
C) A sonata 
D) A major work 
E) A contemporary American work composed within the last 20 years. Publisher and date of publication must be provided. (Please provide one photocopy of the score for the preliminary round.)

STRINGS (Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Guitar)
*All selections must be performed by memory with the exception of the accompanied sonata (category C) and the contemporary American work (category E). Repertoire choices should represent a variety of musical periods and nationalities from the major repertoire for your instrument, and equate to approximately 60 minutes of music. 
A) An unaccompanied work 
B) A concerto 
C) A sonata 
D) A major work 
E) A contemporary American work composed within the last 20 years. Publisher and date of publication must be provided. (Please provide one photocopy of the score for the preliminary round.)

BRASS (Trumpet, French Horn, Tenor Trombone, Bass Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba) 
*All selections must be performed by memory with the exception of the accompanied sonata (category C) and the contemporary American work (category E). Repertoire choices should represent a variety of musical periods and nationalities from the major repertoire for your instrument, and equate to approximately 60 minutes of music. 
A) An unaccompanied work 
B) A concerto 
C) A sonata 
D) A major work 
E) A contemporary American work composed within the last 20 years. Publisher and date of publication must be provided. (Please provide one photocopy of the score for the preliminary round.)